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IT Solution Expert Clinical Development


Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job ID:  68281

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

Within the global UCB IT organization, the mission of the “IT Clinical Development team” is to accelerate and transform the way that UCB designs and plans clinical trials through technology.


With a focus on creating Value for Patients, our team uses cutting edge solutions (Natural Language Processing, Deep Neural Network, Machine Learning) to evolve those activities that support: clinical protocol design, strategic feasibility and patient recruitment. Through a collaborative partnership we enable UCB clinical teams throughout the development of differentiated solutions, improving patient experience, facilitating patient access and contributing to the delivery of superior health outcomes.


We are looking for a unique individual to strengthen our team.

In your role as “IT Solution Expert  - Clinical Development”, in partnership with peers and experts in the company (clinical and medical, physicians), you will define and manage projects to evolve clinical protocol design and strategic feasibility.  A key component of the role is the understanding of the activities and ways of working of the final users of your solutions, ensuring the tools that you will deliver will add value to UCB. You will provide subject matter input on the technology, architectural landscape, roadmap of each one of your projects ensuring timely deliverables. In addition to your thorough understanding of technology and ways of working, you will also build strong collaborative relationships through clinical experts engagement and management.  


The role is based in Belgium


Your main responsibilities


As the “IT Solution Expert - Clinical Development”, you will:

  • Contribute to the initiative of IT and to the Digital Transformation: We are transforming the way of working of the Clinical space using technology. You will actively contribute to these activities defining projects and managing them.
  • Run proof of concepts with new technologies: Machine Learning, Deep Neural Network, Natural Language Processing
  • Define new projects and manage them (timeline estimation, resources, budget allocation,… )
  • Being able to design impactful presentations to showcase the value of the projects for UCB and patients.
  • Ensure the integration of partner technologies within the UCB tech landscape
  • Support the technology assessment during scouting or new tech vendor selection.
  • Ensure technology complies as a safe, secure, and compliant environment and associated regulations.

You see yourself immediately when reading…

  • A relevant degree (masters/ PhD in relevant topics is preferred) and affinity with IT / Clinical domain
  • experience in a similar role is preferred
  • Meaningful relevant and demonstrable experience in managing projects in an IT environment
  • Being able to adapt to everchanging scenarios and to continuously learn!
  • Being autonomous: communicate with the stakeholders, discover unmet needs, design new projects.
  • Being able to create impactful communications for both face to face meeting and virtual ones.
  • Fluent in English

As a person you can recognize yourself in the following statements:

  • curiosity is how you learn
  • status quo is not an option for you
  • collaborating in an open networked environment gives you positive energy
  • uncertainty/ambiguity doesn’t stifle you
  • winning is why you play the game
  • no challenge is too big for you


Why you should apply

Do you want to contribute to bringing real value to patients living with severe diseases while driving innovation forward?

Join UCB’s dynamic, inspiring, and innovative environment. You will be recognized for impactful performance via a competitive compensation and benefits package and you will enjoy ample personal development opportunities.

Tell us what makes you the perfect match to our team and join one of the most dynamic & forward looking IT organizations in the world.



About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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